The table below looks at the statistics for Data Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Security over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Security
Rank 142 154 135
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -19
Permanent jobs citing Data Security 11 13 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.35% 0.39% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.48% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 4 11 8
Average salary £46,000 £47,500 £43,585
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.15% +8.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,250 £45,000 £39,450
10% offered a salary of more than £61,100 £47,500 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,750 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-0.55% +12.50%
Data Security
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2636 2682 2368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 84.84% 81.27% 80.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1711 1728 1609
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Data Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Data Security across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Data Security Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Data Security
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Data Security across the Scotland region.

Data Security Salary Trend in Scotland

Data Security
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Data Security across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

Data Security Salary Histogram in Scotland

Data Security
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Security within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh - 6 £52,000 - 1
Glasgow -2 4 £52,500 +10.52%
Data Security
UK

Data Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Data Security also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Data Security.

1 9 (56.25%) Finance
2 8 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (50.00%) Banking
3 7 (43.75%) Data Management
3 7 (43.75%) Degree
4 6 (37.50%) Data Modelling
5 5 (31.25%) Oracle
5 5 (31.25%) Windows
6 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 4 (25.00%) SQL
6 4 (25.00%) Management Information System
6 4 (25.00%) Retail
6 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (18.75%) Test Planning
7 3 (18.75%) Analytics
7 3 (18.75%) Master Data Management
7 3 (18.75%) Data Transformation
7 3 (18.75%) Information Architecture
7 3 (18.75%) Social Media
7 3 (18.75%) tcpdump
7 3 (18.75%) GWAPT
7 3 (18.75%) GPEN
7 3 (18.75%) OSCP
7 3 (18.75%) OSCE
7 3 (18.75%) Test Strategy
7 3 (18.75%) SAP HANA
7 3 (18.75%) Regular Expression
7 3 (18.75%) Big Data
7 3 (18.75%) Migration

Data Security
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Data Security also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Data Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
1 3 (18.75%) SAS
2 1 (6.25%) IIS
2 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (18.75%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) LDAP
1 3 (18.75%) FTP
1 3 (18.75%) HTTP
1 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
1 3 (18.75%) SSH
1 3 (18.75%) Intrusion Detection
1 3 (18.75%) Wireshark
1 3 (18.75%) Network Security
1 3 (18.75%) tcpdump
1 3 (18.75%) Firewall
2 2 (12.50%) Internet
3 1 (6.25%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (18.75%) DB2
2 3 (18.75%) OLAP
2 3 (18.75%) SAP BW
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle OLAP
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (18.75%) SAP HANA
2 3 (18.75%) Big Data
3 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 2 (12.50%) RDBMS
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (6.25%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) ERwin
2 2 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (12.50%) LoadRunner
2 2 (12.50%) Selenium
3 1 (6.25%) MSI
3 1 (6.25%) GoLive
General
1 9 (56.25%) Finance
2 8 (50.00%) Banking
3 4 (25.00%) Retail
4 3 (18.75%) Retail Banking
5 1 (6.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Architect
1 4 (25.00%) Analyst
1 4 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Security Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Data Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Test Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Test Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Applications Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Business Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Testing Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) Regular Expression
2 1 (6.25%) HTML
2 1 (6.25%) XML
2 1 (6.25%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
2 3 (18.75%) Reference Data
2 3 (18.75%) Social Media
3 2 (12.50%) Mainframe
3 2 (12.50%) Online Banking
4 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Linux
2 3 (18.75%) UNIX
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (43.75%) Data Management
3 6 (37.50%) Data Modelling
4 3 (18.75%) ETL
4 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (18.75%) Information Security
4 3 (18.75%) CRM
4 3 (18.75%) Information Management
4 3 (18.75%) Performance Management
4 3 (18.75%) Data Architecture
4 3 (18.75%) Migration
4 3 (18.75%) Test Strategy
4 3 (18.75%) Analytics
4 3 (18.75%) Master Data Management
4 3 (18.75%) Data Transformation
4 3 (18.75%) Information Architecture
4 3 (18.75%) Test Planning
5 2 (12.50%) Logical Data Model
5 2 (12.50%) Physical Data Model
5 2 (12.50%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) SQL
2 3 (18.75%) COBOL
2 3 (18.75%) Java
3 1 (6.25%) VBA
3 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) Degree
2 3 (18.75%) GWAPT
2 3 (18.75%) GPEN
2 3 (18.75%) OSCP
2 3 (18.75%) OSCE
2 3 (18.75%) GCIA
2 3 (18.75%) GSEC
2 3 (18.75%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (6.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (6.25%) SCCM
2 1 (6.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle
2 3 (18.75%) Sybase
2 3 (18.75%) SAP
2 3 (18.75%) Cognos
2 3 (18.75%) Compuware
2 3 (18.75%) Informatica
2 3 (18.75%) Teradata
3 2 (12.50%) SOASTA, Inc
3 2 (12.50%) HP
4 1 (6.25%) Cognizant
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.25%) Adobe